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An Israeli rabbinic court is fining a woman hundreds of dollars for refusing to circumcise her infant son. The court ruled last week that circumcision was for the child's welfare and that the woman must pay the equivalent of nearly $150 each day she
The woman refused to let her son be circumcised under Jewish law because she said it would 'mutilate' him. But her husband, with whom she is reportedly getting divorced, demanded that the ritual take place, The Times of Israel reported. Jewish ritual
The Jerusalem rabbinical court has upheld a ruling requiring an Israeli mother to circumcise her son or pay a fine of $140 a day until he has his brit milah. The court in its decision issued Sunday upheld the decision made by a Netanya rabbinical
With good information about risk, pain and lack of health benefits of the intervention, I think parents from minorities would voluntarily abstain from circumcising children, Anne Lindboe, Norway's children's ombudsman, told the Norwegian Aftenpost
A German pastor who defended Jews' rights to ritual circumcision will receive the highest award of the Central Council of Jews in Germany in ceremonies in Berlin. The awarding of the Leo Baeck Prize on Thursday evening will honor Nikolaus Schneider,
To be banned across Europe? (Archives) Photo: AP Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt. 'Encouraging dark forces' Photo: Conference of European Rabbis Parliamentary Assembly of Pan-European intergovernmental organization passes resolution calling male
www.thelocal.de/national/20130926-52097.html A German court has forbidden a woman from having her six-year old son circumcised because of a risk of psychological damage...In response German lawmakers were forced to clarify that circumcision was legal.
In some African countries, tribes have shunned circumcision because it was seen as a Muslim practice or was simply considered primitive. Via HuffPo reports: We thought they were born differently and had to reconfigure the way they were, said Mumena.
The Malawi government has embarked on an ambitious campaign of voluntary medical male circumcision aimed at achieving an estimated 2.1 million in the next three years. This year, the national exercise has rolled off July 22 and
Journal Publishes Circumcision Debate Salem-News.com Ronald Goldman, Ph.D. says some circumcised men and clinicians report psychological harm, including "anger toward parents and others, sexual anxieties, reduced emotional expression and empathy, low